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In these unpredictable times outdoor picnics are the go-to for get-togethers – pack your own eats, hit up a local café, or just hang out.
With stunning 360-degree views you won’t know which way to look! Whitireia Park is on the headland overlooking Te Awarua-o-Porirua Harbour and its 180 hectares offer plenty of space for picnics, walking, bike riding, swimming, snorkelling and more. Dogs are welcome, so pooches can picnic too. Google map
Plimmerton Beach has some of the best sunsets you’ll ever see, so an evening picnic can be spectacular. Just a few steps from the train you’ll find a flat, safe beach, grass and seating options. BYO dinner or grab fish ‘n’ chips, Thai, Indian, Polish or pizza from a local eatery. Google map